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COLLECTIONS

CITY of FREDERICKSBURG • CAROLINE COUNTY • KING GEORGE COUNTY SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY • STAFFORD COUNTY

Welcome to our Collections. The Heritage Center has over 120,000 archives of documents and photographs dating from the early 1700’s. Below is a partial list of our wide collection. We also have many family collections.

To search through all our records, please select the "Search Archives" button below. If you see something that you are interested in, please contact us. We can give you more information about the document or photograph. We provide copies for a nominal fee. Check back often as more records are archived daily!

The following is a general list of collections maintained at The Heritage Center.

Please contact us about additional photographs or documents that may not be listed here.

 City of Fredericksburg

  • Aerial photographs 

  • Architectural drawings

  • Banks

  • Black history and slavery

  • Books 

  • Cemeteries

  • Census and demographics

  • Churches

  • City directories 1888-1991

  • Civil War

  • Club records

  • D.A.R. Washington-Lewis Chapter

  • Daughters of the War of 1812

  • Deeds

  • Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. 875

  • Floods

  • Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge #4 records

  • Fredericksburg Police ledgers, 1926-1942

  • Free Lance-Star bound newspapers – January 1933 to December 1969

  • Free Lance-Star, assorted years

  • Genealogy

  • Knox family letters and photographs

  • Korean War

  • Maps

  • Marriages

  • Maury School/Center

  • Militia

  • Mills, canals and waterways

  • Oral history

  • Photographs

  • Plats

  • Postcards 

  • Railroads

  • Robert Hodge indexes

  • Sanborn maps – various years

  • Schools

  • Spanish-American War roster

  • Turner stereo-view photos

  • United Daughters of the Confederacy

  • Virginia’s Company K history

  • Voter Registration records to 1904

  • War of 1812

  • Works Progress Administration historical surveys

  • World War I 

  • World War II

  • Yearbooks 

Caroline County

Court Records

  • A. P. Hill map of land owners before World War II – Caroline County Historical Society

  • Appeals and Land Causes 1787-1807

  • Architectural drawings

  • Books

  • Cemeteries

  • Census records and demographics

  • Chancery Court deeds 1758-1845

  • Charter books 1902-1961

  • Churches

  • Clerk’s Order Books 1842-1864  1904-1927

  • Clerk’s Order Books abstracts, 1732-1789

  • Committee of Safety 1774-1776

  • Court records

  • Deed books

  • Ended Papers (court cases) to 1930’s

  • Enumeration of Caroline County 1880

  • Felons register 1888

  • Freemen 1865-1872

  • Friendly Ended Papers (court cases)

  • Genealogy

  • Guardian Bonds 1806-1821

  • Journals - Board of Supervisors 1890-1926

  • Land Books Alterations 1782-1798

  • Land tax lists 1802-1979

  • Loving case, original file 1964

  • Maps 

  • Marriages

  • Minute books

  • Oral history

  • Overseers of the Poor 

  • Photographs

  • Plats

  • Postcards 

  • Register of Children of Colored Persons Whose Parents Cohabiting Together as Husband and Wife 1866

  • Register of Children of Colored Persons Whose Parents had Ceased to Cohabit as of 1866 

  • Revolutionary War Claims

  • Survey Books 1729-1762

  • Thomas Robson Hay research

  • Will books

  • Works Progress Administration historical surveys

King George County

  • Architectural drawings

  • Birth records

  • Books

  • Census records

  • Churches

  • Civil War

  • Correspondence

  • Court records

  • Dahlgren history

  • Deeds

  • Directories

  • Genealogy

  • Indentures

  • King George Fall Festival 1962-2001

  • King George Historical Society research 

  • Korean War

  • Land records

  • Ledgers

  • Maps

  • Marriages

  • Oral History

  • Photographs

  • Plats

  • Postcards

  • Property assessments

  • School records

  • Scrapbooks

  • Slave records

  • Wills

  • Works Progress Administration historical survey records

  • World War I

  • World War II

Spotsylvania County

Court Records

  • Aero Service Corps aerial photographs, entire set 1937

  • Apprenticeship Indentures 1750-1850

  • Architectural drawings

  • Birth records 1864-1895  1912-1915

  • Bonds for ordinaries, taverns, assessors and commissioners

  • Books

  • Census and demographics

  • Churches

  • Civil War

  • Clubs

  • County accounts:  bounty claims, roads, bridges, lunacy and taxes

  • Court records

  • Death records 1912-1915

  • Decedents

  • Deeds 

  • Estate papers:  accounts, appraisals, decedents and inventories

  • Free Negro papers:  certificates, insolvents and petitions

  • Genealogy

  • Guardianships:  appointments, accounts and bonds

  • Jail and courthouse records:  accounts, inspections and repairs

  • Korean War

  • Ladies Memorial Association

  • Land records: deeds, sales, leases and trusts

  • Land tax maps 

  • Licenses for business and private entertainment

  • Maps 

  • Marriages

  • Military papers:  commissions, qualifications, paroles and patrolling

  • Mills, dams, canals and waterways

  • Minister appointments

  • Naturalization papers

  • Oaths and Appointments

  • Oral history

  • Overseers of the Poor

  • Photographs

  • Plats

  • Poll books:  elections records and precinct voter registrations

  • Postcards 

  • Railroad papers and records

  • School records:  bonds, petitions and commission reports

  • Service Claims for Revolutionary War, Civil War and Mexican-American War

  • Slave Papers:  agreements, bills of sale, deeds of trust and manumissions

  • Spotsylvania Order Book extracts 1724-1739

  • Works Progress Administration historical surveys

  • World War I

  • World War II

  • Yearbooks

Stafford County

  • Aquia Church

  • Architectural drawings

  • Books 

  • Cemeteries

  • Census

  • Chatham gardener records

  • Churches

  • Civil War 

  • Correspondence

  • Crow’s Nest records

  • Deeds

  • Directories

  • Ferry Farm Civic Association

  • Genealogy

  • Korean War

  • Land assessment cards 1930-2000

  • Land books

  • Maps 

  • Oral history

  • Overwharton Parish Register 1720-1760

  • Patawomeck Tribe

  • Photographs

  • Plats

  • Postcards

  • Quantico records

  • Schools

  • Scrapbooks

  • Slave records

  • Virginia Railway Express

  • White Oak Primitive Baptist Church consent documents, early 1800’s

  • Wills

  • Works Progress Administration historical surveys

  • World War I

  • World War II

  • Yearbooks

RECORDS & COLLECTIONS